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Amy Ellis
Lead Teacher
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Amy Ellis

Lead Teacher
Experienced in a wide range of work places, skilled at adaptation and improvisation.
Alpine Montessori
Wilson Language Training
Alpine, TX, USA

Professional Background

  • Current status
  • Profession
    Elementary / Middle / High School Teacher
    Private Tutor
    Administrative Assistant
  • Fields
    Print Media
  • Work experience
    More than 15 years
  • Management
    I've had experience in managing 1-5 people
  • Skills
    Microsoft Office
    Graphic Design
    Educational Materials
    Literacy Intervention
    Small Group Instruction
    Solo Instruction
    Creative Suite
    10 key
    Telephone Communication
    Management Skills
    Customer Service
    Parent-Teacher Relations
    Parent Communication
    Mathematics Education
    Language Education
    Montessori Method
    Print Production
    Troubleshooting Skills
    Self Management
  • Languages
    Native or Bilingual
  • Highest level of education

Job search preferences

  • Desired job type
    Interested in working remotely
  • Desired positions
  • Desired work locations
  • Freelance

Work Experience

Lead Elementary Teacher

Aug 2013 - Present
Implemented Montessori curriculum in a mixed age classroom (ages 6-12). Created, repaired, and maintained lesson materials. Managed all aspects of the classroom from supply stocking to lesson planning. Develop and maintain relationships with families in order to best serve their children. Study a wide range of discipline and instructional techniques to help optimize class instruction. Utilize "Positive Discipline" practices to maintain a calm and respectful classroom.

Assistant Manager

Oct 2004 - Dec 2013
9 yrs 3 mos
Run a cash drawer, order books from publishers based on sales trends and known customer interest, recommend books to customers, place custom orders for books and materials, shelve and maintain inventory, reorder materials as needed, organize events, create promotional materials for events, correspond with customers and suppliers via phone and email, maintain multiple spreadsheets to track inventory, answer telephone, make bank deposits and withdrawals.

Production & Design Specialist

Jun 2001 - Sep 2004
3 yrs 4 mos
Create career assessment materials for grades K-12, maintain website, minor IT support for site, research current data to keep materials up-to-date, proofread and edit books and booklets, interact with publisher to create files for print and order printed materials, receive finished product, take orders from teachers and school systems, fulfill customer orders in a timely manner, answer phone calls, correspond with customers and vendors via phone and email, type copy for books and quiz sheets.

Electronic Pre-press Technician

Auburn Printers
Jan 1997 - Jun 2001
4 yrs 6 mos
Auburn, CA, USA
Maintain and repair hard- and software on three Macs, 1 PC, 1 NT server, two high end scanners, 1 imagesetter, and three large scale printers. Format files from various programs for output to film and paper, create color seperations manually and digitally. Type for display advertising, magazine articles, websites, flyers and brochures. Edit and correct type and layout. Layout and design for all manner of printing to various types of presses (including web press). Interact with clients to ensure finished product meets their needs.

Electronic Pre-press technician

Apr 1995 - Dec 1996
1 yr 9 mos
Mobile, AL, USA
Typeset for articles, display advertising, magazine, brochure, catalogs, and postcard mailers. Operate high end scanner for commercial-use images. Scan, repair, and colorize old photos using photoshop. Create color seperations for print on Ryobi press.


Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate)
Dyslexia Practitioner
2018 - 2020
Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate)
Upper Elementary Teaching Certification, Lower Elementary Teaching Certification
2013 - 2014

Licenses & Certifications

Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner

Wilson Language
Issued Oct 2020
No Expiration Date